FAQs

What is the goal of the PFF Summit 2017?

The goal of the Summit is to foster a collaborative environment to improve education and awareness of PF and to identify new approaches to treat, and ultimately cure, this devastating disease. The Summit will feature an innovative continuing medical education (CME) program for health professionals as well as provide sessions for PF patients and caregivers that address their growing educational needs.

Who should participate in the Summit?

Everyone who is interested in learning more about pulmonary fibrosis, and its impact on those affected by the disease, including physicians, researchers, registered nurses allied health professionals, patients, and caregivers.

Should I attend the Thursday session for pulmonologists and
ILD fellows?

This is a free session for pulmonologists and ILD fellows, focusing on evaluation of patients for ILD, analysis of HRCTs and biopsies, and pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies. CME credits will be provided for this session. In order to participate in this session, please register in advance at surveymonkey.com/r/KRKVPZ6.

Participants in the Thursday session are invited to stay for the rest of the PFF Summit.  Separate registration is required for the full Summit and can be completed at (registration link).

For more information about this specific session or the PFF Summit, please contact Luis Arellano at 312.224.9835 or larellano@pulmonaryfibrosis.org.

How do I register?

Registration information will be available soon. For general information, call the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation at 888.733.6741 or +312.587.9272.

I require oxygen. Where can I find information about traveling with oxygen?

Transportation Security Administration (TSA): https://www.tsa.gov/travel/special-procedures

Mobility International USA: www.miusa.org/ncde/tipsheets/oxygen/

Your Lung Health.org: www.yourlunghealth.org/healthy_living/articles/traveling/index.cfm

How do I organize a corporate sponsorship?

For more information about sponsorships, please contact:

Heather Kundert

312.224.9832

hkundert@pulmonaryfibrosis.org

 

 

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